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Genie and Jafar from Broadway in Chicago’s Aladdin

Genie and Jafar from Broadway in Chicago’s Aladdin
Anthony Murphy (Genie) and Jonathan Weir (Jafar) from Broadway in Chicago’s Aladdin, adapted from the Academy Award®-winning animated Disney film and centuries-old folktales including “One Thousand and One Nights,” join Brian in-studio to talk about the show and give away tickets to some lucky listeners.
Brian asks Anthony and Jonathan how they prepare for an intense schedule, how they’ve made the roles of Genie and Jafar their own, and what it’s like to play a hero versus playing a villain in a major theatrical production.
Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show features music by Tony Award and eight-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Sister Act), lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice (E